Find a Missing Dimension

Calculate measurements and the area your packing will use

Use a Find a Missing Dimension tool when you know two measurements and need to calculate the third.

Plan packing

Optimize your shipping and storing processes in your business

Never repack

Know how much space your packing will use and how much remains free

Pack smart

Be effcient with packing and maximize the use of space

Step-by-step

Easy to follow visual instructions for packing

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Find a Missing Dimension
Stay ahead of the game
Use a Find Missing Dimension tool to calculate load plans for mixed products shipments.
Use this tool when planning packing, transport and storage
Save time - most calculations are done in milliseconds
Optimized packing saves your business time, money and space
Reduce environmental impacts from materials and transport
Find a Missing Dimension
Intuitive design - logical and easy to use

What you provide us:

the two known measurements of the space you want to pack into

the quantity and dimensions of the items to pack

What we return:

complete dimensions of the box or space the packing will take up

list of items packed in the box or packing space

step-by-step visual instructions for optimized packing

Save to save time

Item dimensions can be saved in the tool to save you even more time. Create lists, ready to be easily used in your calculations.

API for higher volumes

Connect to our tools via API to provide optimized packing solutions as part of your system's automated processes.

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Then choose the plan that’s right for you.
All tools are available in each of the subscription plans.

Find a Missing Dimension Use Cases
Example 1
Loading a truck
Calculate the used space in a vehicle.
A transport company has received an order consisting of a number of boxes. They need to pack them into a truck and check how much space will be used and how much will still be available for further packing.
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A transport company has received an order.

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The order details: [box one - quantity] [box two - quantity] [box three - quantity

3

The company wants to calculate the length of the packed boxes to know how much space will still be available for other boxes.

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They send a request to 3DBinPacking with: – truck IDs/dimensions of packing space (W x H x L) – box IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities – the dimension to calculate, in this case it is length/depth.

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They receive the response with: – the final arrangement of items inside the truck – a list of the packed boxes – the length/depth of packed boxes inside the truck – step-by-step instructions for arranging the boxes in the truck

6

The company knows how much space the order will take up and how much space is still left for other boxes.

1

A transport company
has received an order.

2

The order details:
[box one - quantity]
[box two - quantity]
[box three - quantity

3

The company
wants to calculate the length of the packed boxes to know how much space will still be available for other boxes.

4

They send a request to 3DBinPacking with:
– truck IDs/dimensions of packing space (W x H x L)
– box IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities
– the dimension to calculate, in this case it is length/depth.

5

They receive the response with:
– the final arrangement of items inside the truck
– a list of the packed boxes
– the length/depth of packed boxes inside the truck
– step-by-step instructions for arranging the boxes in the truck

6

The company knows how much space the order will take up and how much space is still left for other boxes.
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Example 2
Arranging storage
Calculate the height of stacked boxes - with a limit on the missing dimension.
A warehouse needs to stack items in a specific area in their warehouse that has a height limit. They know the width and length of the area and need to know if all the items can fit before reaching the maximum height.
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A warehouse has boxes to stack in an area with a height limit.

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Box details: [box one - quantity] [box two - quantity] [box three - quantity]

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The warehouse needs to know if the boxes they have to pack will fit into an area in their warehouse.

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They send a request to 3DBinPacking with: – packing space ID/dimensions (W x L) – box IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities – the dimension to calculate, in this case it is height + maximum height

5

They receive the response with: – the final arrangement of boxes in the area – the list of arranged boxes – a list of left over boxes (if any) – step-by-step instructions for arranging the boxes in the area

6

The warehouse knows if there is enough space in the area to pack all the boxes.

1

A warehouse has boxes to stack in an area with a height limit.

2

Box details:
[box one - quantity]
[box two - quantity]
[box three - quantity]

3

The warehouse needs to know if the boxes they have to pack will fit into an area in their warehouse.

4

They send a request to 3DBinPacking with:
– packing space ID/dimensions (W x L)
– box IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities
– the dimension to calculate, in this case it is height + maximum height

5

They receive the response with:
– the final arrangement of boxes in the area
– the list of arranged boxes
– a list of left over boxes (if any)
– step-by-step instructions for arranging the boxes in the area

6

The warehouse knows if there is enough space in the area to pack all the boxes.
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